(Mentha x gentilis ‘Variegata’)
Spreading perennial to 30cm with pale mauve flowers in summer. Grow in pot or contain spreading rhizones.
CLASSIC FLAVOUR PARTNERS
Pineapple Sage, Lemon Balm, Fruit Salad Sage, Elder Flower, White Clove Pinks.
Mild spearmint flavour with some subtle spicy overtones. The ginger in its name refers more to the yellow leaves rather than any overt ginger flavour.
CLASSIC FOOD PARTNERS
Add to fruit desserts, fruit drinks, peas, potatoes, garnishes.
Striking yellow variegation adds interest to herb gardens. To maintain yellow variegation periodically cut back, fertilise heavily and keep well watered.